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How long does it take to complete a .fr domain transfer?

The expected period for the completion of a .fr (French) domain transfer can take a little bit longer than usual. The domain name transfer process can last up to 22 days after its successful initiation. If you are not yet a customer, check out what our domain services include and how we can make your […]

Com Domain Registration – How to Register .com Domains

It is fast and easy to register a .com domain name. With SiteGround, you even get a free domain name with your hosting account upon registration. You will be asked for the desired domain name during the signup process. If you already have an account and want to register additional domain names, you can do […]

How to update the whois information for a .UK domain

The primary registrar for the .uk domains (including .co.uk, .org.uk, etc.) is Nominet. Their system contains the actual, up-to-date details for these domains. Before you can change the Whois for your .uk domain, you need to first check if the information in our system is in sync with Nominet. You can do this at the […]

What is DNS propagation and why does it take so long?

In order to resolve a domain name, it must be registered and pointed to at least two name servers which will host the DNS zone file for the specific domain. These servers are authoritative so when someone on the Internet "asks" for the IP address of the specific domain, the request will first go to […]

How to change the nameservers for your Swiss domain?

If the nameservers you plan to use for your domain name are not registered with Switchplus, you will have to register them. To complete the task navigate to http://www.switchplus.ch/en and log in with your User ID and password. Click on For Providers in the navigation area and select the I am a hosting provider, or […]

How to transfer my domain name from Register.com to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

How to transfer my domain name from Moniker to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

How to transfer my domain name from Enom to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

How to transfer my domain name from Dotster to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

How to transfer my domain name from HostMonster to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

How to transfer my domain name from GoDaddy to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

What is a PTR record and how to add one?

You can think of the PTR record as an opposite of the A record. While the A record points a domain name to an IP address, the PTR record resolves the IP address to a domain/hostname. PTR records are used for the reverse DNS (Domain Name System) lookup. Using the IP address you can get […]

How to transfer my domain name from Network Solutions to SiteGround?

When you sign up for a hosting account at SiteGround with an existing domain name, it is recommended to transfer the domain name to us. This way you will be able to manage the domain name directly through your SiteGround Customer Area. We will notify you through e-mail messages when the renewal date is coming. […]

What are .me domain names?

.me domain names are currently one of the most attractive and hottest domain names on the market.  .me is the country code top level domain for Montenegro. Initially, .me domains were available only to individuals who are Montenegro citizens. Fortunately, this requirement has been removed and today .me TLD is available for registration to everyone. […]

What are .mobi domain names?

dotMobi is the first and only top level domain designed to help users find internet content that will work on their mobile phones. Browsing through mobile phones is getting more and more popular and dotMobi domains are used to create a website that is specifically designed for mobile browsing. There are currently more than 1.1 […]

What are .tel domain names?

The .tel top level domain allows you to create a virtual address book or a virtual business card, storing a variety of contact information online. Why is this so attractive? .tel domains store your contact information directly in the DNS which can then be universally accessible. This stands in contrast to the typical use of […]

Domain name status codes explained

The status of a domain name can be seen in its whois information. To check the whois details of a domain name, you can use an online whois check tool such as whois.domaintools.com. In this article we will explain what the most common domain status codes mean: ACTIVE: This status is set by the registry. […]